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January 2020

January 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on January 31, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Josie Long: Tender

The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
£15

Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Josie Long is back with a new show for the first time in five years. It’s about the mind-bending intensity of new motherhood, but mostly about kindness, gentleness, and joy – all in all, the edgiest thing you will see on the Fringe. The aim is for you to come out of it feeling optimistic about the future, although that is a big ask. At the very least there will be some really silly voices…

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February 2020

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Oxford Beethoven Festival: TS Eliot Four Quartets

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £45

TS ELIOT Four Quartets BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132 Jeremy Irons narrator Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic Beethoven’s music was coursing through TS Eliot’s mind when he wrote his wartime poetic masterpieces, the Four Quartets. In this performance at the Sheldonian Theatre, Jeremy Irons recites Eliot’s unsurpassed contemplation of time, the universe and the divine while Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra play Beethoven’s testament to beauty and humanity, the String Quartet Op. 132. Pivoting on its…

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February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Oxford Beethoven Festival: Takács Quartet

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £40

BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 18 No. 6 String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135 String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59 No. 3, ‘Razumovsky’ Takács Quartet It is already an iconic string quartet, but according to The Spectator, the Takács Quartet has ‘never sounded better.’ At this concert in Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre, the ensemble opens up Beethoven’s universe via string quartets early, mature and late. They start with the freewheeling atmosphere…

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February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Oxford Beethoven Festival: Symphony & Concerto Cycle II

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £45

BEETHOVEN   Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21 Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 Marios Papadopoulos piano/conductor Should there be any doubts as to why the world is celebrating Beethoven in 2020, this concert will dispel them. From the fearsome opening thunderclap of the fifth symphony, Beethoven developed a new kind of symphonic discourse through relentless focus on one musical motto invested with unstoppable momentum. After the bursting…

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February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FUNomusica Family Concert: Adventures in the Magical Kingdom

Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BX United Kingdom
£4

Alasdair Malloy presenter We have received a Royal Proclamation from The Magical Kingdom! This is your invitation to attend a Grand Ball for Princes and Princesses, Fairies and Giants, Kings and Queens, and other Kindly Creatures. Magical Music will be provided by the merry minstrels of the Oxford Philharmonic, ruled over by King Alasdair of the Magical Kingdom. Such events only happen Once Upon a Time so make sure you come along and you’ll certainly Live Happily Ever After. Pre-concert craft…

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February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Oxford Beethoven Festival: Symphony & Concerto Cycle III

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £45

BEETHOVEN   Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 Marios Papadopoulos piano/conductor The seventh is Beethoven’s most fascinating symphony – a work whose new vision of rhythm’s relationship with harmony produced the most physical, compelling music that had ever been created. Beethoven wasn’t just exploring new techniques, he was giving voice to a wave of joy that had swept into his life and filled him with determination and optimism. Before it,…

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February 15 @ 9:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm

Let’s Misbehave – Blenheim Palace in the 1920s

Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1UL United Kingdom

Travel back in time to the Roaring Twenties as Blenheim Palace invites bright young things to a magnificent party celebrating this famously decadent decade.   ‘Let’s Misbehave – Blenheim Palace in the 1920s’ is a fascinating insight into the heady world of the upper classes in a time of great social, artistic and political change.   The 9th Duke of Marlborough and his second wife, American intellectual, Gladys Deacon, were lavish hosts at the baroque Oxfordshire Palace.   Their numerous…

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February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Handel’s Messiah

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom

A very special performance of Handel’s oratorio ‘The Messiah’ will take place on the composer’s birthday. The Handel Festival choir, visiting the UK from Japan especially for this concert will be singing the work, joined by a stellar cast of soloists from the UK and Japan. Orchestral accompaniment is from the acclaimed Verdandi Camerata. The choir will also be performing the world premiere of ‘Majora Canamus’, a new work by Japanese composer Akane Nakanishi. The concert is free but with…

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February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra: Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninov

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £45

TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 RACHMANINOV     Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27 Yuri Zhislin violin Marios Papadopoulos conductor ‘How fresh, how beautiful it is’ remarked one critic after the first performance of Sergei Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 2 in 1908. There is a reason this symphony is deemed the composer’s most perfect orchestral creation, as rich textures and sombre harmonies wrap themselves around Rachmaninov’s finely contoured melodies. The music smoulders, flares up and propels itself towards…

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February 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

Abingdon Local Excellence Market

Abingdon-on-Thames Oxfordshire United Kingdom

Local Excellence is a market at which local food producers, craftworkers and retailers sell their goods in Abingdon Market Place. The Local Excellence Market gives Abingdon shoppers the chance to sample foods, beers and crafts from Oxfordshire and the nearest counties. The market starts at 9am and packs up at 2pm. Held on a Saturday, it is very popular with people who are at work all week and miss out on our weekly markets on weekly Monday Market Day or…

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February 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Oxford Beethoven Festival: John Lill

£5 – £25

BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31 No. 1 Sonata No. 18 in E flat major, Op. 31 No. 3, 'The Hunt' Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54 Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, 'Appassionata' John Lill piano Beethoven's piano sonatas are works with which all mankind can identify. Still, the famous ‘Appassionata’ is every bit the product of Beethoven in the year 1804. For the French essayist Romain Rolland, it was Beethoven ‘unleashing of…

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March 2020

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Oxford Beethoven Festival: Beethoven & his Colleagues Recital I

£5 – £25

BEETHOVEN Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 1 in F major, Op. 5 No. 1 Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 5 in D major, Op. 102 No. 2 MOZART Andantino in B flat major, K. Anh. 46/K. 374g DIABELLI Sonatina for Cello and Piano in C major BEETHOVEN Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in G minor, Op. 5 No. 2 Peter Adams cello Magdalena Nasidlak piano Few instruments were left unchanged by Beethoven, such was the depth of the…

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March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
£13 – £15

Suzi Ruffell has made a name for herself by turning tragedy and anxiety into big laughs. This year she is actually happy. This show answers the question: are all stand-ups at their best when they are miserable? Fingers crossed no! A mix of storytelling, observations, a dash of social politics and a lovely routine about a smear test. This show has everything. The last twelve months have been massive for Ruffell: a smash hit UK tour, heaps of television appearances including Live At The…

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March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Same Same But Different

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
£6 – £8

A feel-good family show mixing Kathak, hip hop, contemporary and street dance, with live music and physical storytelling, to create a playful and colourful world exploring curiosities and fears, the times we feel different and when we belong. Inspired by the well-known Anglo-Asian phrase ‘same, same but different’, meaning “Yes, something kind of similar, but not the exact same thing”, the three dancer-musicians conjure a magical atmosphere celebrating individuality, diversity and the bonds which connect us all. Award-winning Sonia Sabri…

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March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Oxford Beethoven Festival: Beethoven & his Colleagues Recital II

£5 – £25

BEETHOVEN Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in D major, Op. 12 No. 1 Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in A major, Op. 12 No. 2 SPOHR Mazurka and Scherzo from Sechs Salonstücke, Op. 135 BEETHOVEN Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 5 in F major, Op. 24, ‘Spring’ VIOTTI Serenade in A major for Two Violins, Op. 23 No. 1 Tamás András violin Evgenia Epshtein violin Katya Apekisheva piano There was hardly a genre Beethoven didn’t transform. From his very first…

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March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Oxford Beethoven Festival: Beethoven & his Colleagues Recital III

£5 – £25

RIES Sonata for Violin and Piano in F minor, Op. 19 PAGANINI Cantabile, Op. 17 BEETHOVEN Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 8 in G major, Op. 30 No. 3 KREUTZER La Molinara BEETHOVEN Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 10 in G major, Op. 96, ‘The Cockcrow’ Anna-Liisa Bezrodny violin Charlotte Scott violin Diana Ketler piano Beethoven contextualised by his contemporaries. Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra Associate Concertmasters Anna-Liisa Bezrodny and Charlotte Scott, together with Diana Ketler, bring us the ‘Appassionata’-tinged tenth violin sonata…

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March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra: Sibelius

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £45

SIBELIUS   Finlandia, Op. 26 Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82 Anna-Liisa Bezrodny violin Douglas Boyd conductor Depressed, broke and ill, Jean Sibelius walked onto his veranda one day and saw a flock of 16 swans taking flight over the lake. ‘One of the greatest moments of my life,’ Sibelius wrote in his diary, ‘legato in the trumpets.’ The swans gave Sibelius the main theme for his fifth symphony. In its…

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March 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Rowan Rheingans: Dispatches on the Red Dress

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
£12 – £14

Dispatches on the Red Dress is an intimate and courageous new show by twice BBC Radio 2 Folk Award-winning songwriter Rowan Rheingans. Adventurous new writing meets the warmth of a folk gig in this heartfelt and personal one-woman show, uniquely weaving immersive storytelling with live fiddle, banjo and original songs taken from Rowan’s brand new genre-melding debut solo album The Lines We Draw Together. Unravelling the joy and pain from a story of her grandmother’s youth in 1940’s Germany, Rowan celebrates small…

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March 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until March 21, 2020

Not I

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
£14 – £16

Jess Thom has Tourettes, a condition that means she makes movements and noises she can’t control, called tics. Following award-winning Backstage In Biscuit Land, she takes on Samuel Beckett’s short play in a theatrical experience that explores neurodiversity and asks who is allowed to perform what and who gets the final say. Access Note All performances are BSL integrated and Relaxed. This means that if you tic, shout or move about, you’re more than welcome. And the great thing is, everyone…

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March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:40 pm

The Choral Pilgrimage 2020: The Call of Rome

Christ Church, Christ Church
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1DP United Kingdom
£15 – £35

2020 marks the 20th anniversary of our annual Choral Pilgrimage tour. Since 2000 we have travelled the length and breadth of the UK, discovering some of the country’s most beautiful architecture and building relationships with wonderful communities, many of which we return to year after year. This year’s tour focuses on Rome, a city which has inspired countless pilgrimages, and where each of the four composers in this year’s programme created some of their finest work. Performers The Sixteen Harry Christophers conductor Programme…

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